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ESSENTIAL EDGE

THE

NEWS OF THE WORLD LEADER IN ESSENTIAL OILS

Volume 3.10 October 2013

Founder’s Message DURING THE LAST two months, I have shared in celebrating the successes of Young Living’s newest and brightest leaders. I love having events that recognize the accomplishments—both big and small—of our distributors who have consistently pursued a life of wellness, purpose, and abundance and who have looked to share that life with others. Over the years I have come to realize that people who are actually achieving the success they’ve dreamed about have done two things: First, they choose to not listen to doubts and fears. They understand that fear, more than anything else, is the one thing that stops you from grabbing astonishing success. Fear is the great paralyzer; it will stop you dead in your tracks and shut down your ability to achieve what you most want. When fear strikes, dismiss it immediately and put positive thoughts in your mind to replace the fear. Every opportunity, dream, or goal you seek is lying outside of your comfort zone, just waiting for you to grab it. A second attribute of really successful people is that they do the little things consistently and persistently. They are masters of the mundane. This idea is so remarkable, because it is so simple but so important. By just doing the little things all the time, you keep yourself dedicated to your “why”—your reason for doing anything you’re doing. If you don’t know what your “why” is, stop everything now and figure it out. Become worthy of being modeled. Become a Young Living leader. Experience the Seed to Seal of success: learn what you need to learn; cultivate your learning through action; and harvest the reward when through your actions, your learning has become knowledge.

2013

GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CRUISE

By Craig Aramaki Chief Marketing Officer

Breathtakingly beautiful. Awe-inspiring. THOSE ADJECTIVES REALLY don’t adequately describe this year’s Global Leadership Cruise to Alaska, and if you were one of the 422 people from our Young Living family who were fortunate enough to attend, I think you’ll agree.

As the newest member of the YL executive team, this was my first GLC event. Frankly, I was unprepared for how much I would love this experience. The stunning panoramas while at sea and the incredible backdrops while at our various ports quite literally took my breath away. For me, the most memorable of all was our passage through the Tracy Arm Fjord near Juneau, Alaska. I’ll never forget that morning as we gathered on deck in the cold to witness one of the earth’s most spectacular displays of nature. The ports at which we stopped along the way included Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria, B.C. One of the excursions that my family and I chose to take was a whale-watching cruise in Juneau. We were delighted when our ship’s captain excitedly told us that some “interesting wildlife” had been spotted, and we quickly sped toward an area where we saw several pods of killer whales. We felt even more privileged when we learned that it had been months since they had seen orca in the area and that it was quite a rare occurrence. But as much as I enjoyed the sites of Alaska and all of the activities at our destinations, what I enjoyed most was being with our distributors and getting to know some of the people who are responsible for the record growth that we are experiencing. While traveling at sea between our port destinations, we had many opportunities to gather together to discover more about our products, to learn about methods and strategies for building strong organizations, and for overcoming perceived barriers and obstacles to achieving our goals and living our dreams. I think that the most valuable experience for our distributors was to have the rare opportunity to listen to both Gary and Mary on stage together sharing their philosophies and stories related to their early days in the business and how they took very different approaches to each achieve phenomenal success. It was a testament to the fact that regardless of your background, through Young Living Essential Oils, everyone can experience wellness, purpose, and abundance! It’s hard for me to imagine how the Global Leadership Cruise could get much better, except by having more of you with us next time! The Essential Edge

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Young Living’s Royal Crown Diamonds met together at the 2013 International Grand Convention to answer your questions. Here’s some of what Marcella Vonn Harting, Gregg and Carol Johnson, and Vicki Opfer had to say. Advice for Recruiting and Marketing MVH: “First of all, the difference between us and you is that we’ve found a way to get

in front of a lot of people. “Now, if you’re a healer, you need to shift a couple of things. In all your healing, make these products available and endorse them. Second, you have to work deep to make this opportunity really successful.” GJ: “We (Young Living) have something that everybody needs and wants. Those people are out there. It’s our opportunity to show them what we have, and we do that by honoring the mission, vision, and integrity of what Young Living stands for.” VO: “I would challenge you to not just focus on enrolling but to focus on helping and teaching your organization to share with their friends. Every person in your downline wants to be able to share with friends, but they don’t know how. So our primary job as leaders is to teach people how to share with their friends effectively to get them signed up.”

Importance of the Fast Start Bonus and the Rising Star Bonus VO: “Prospects and distributors will find that the Fast Start Bonus and the Rising

Star Bonus will create a structure of success that will take them all the way to the top ranks in Young Living. “The Fast Start Bonus helps us create an income right away that will help us pay for our products and will even create a profit. “The Rising Star Bonus can easily be called a ‘Diamond maker.’ If someone will learn the skills of sharing and enrolling and help the people in their groups do the same, the sky is the limit. This bonus creates a structure of seven successful legs. In order to reach Royal Crown Diamond, six successful legs are required. So if we build that structure and continue to nurture those organizations, it’s just a matter of time before the legs are large enough to elevate us to higher and higher ranks. It’s a win-win for everyone. “I love this plan! Most people have no clue that if I enroll someone today, and three years from now, they enroll someone, I will get paid 10 percent on the new person’s orders for three months. It’s a huge deal!”

Closing the Deal MVH: “Closing is a skill that can be learned, and a lot of it is about rapport building. I like to let the prospects know that Young Living is such an elite company in the world that you have to be a member or know someone in the company to get our products. It’s important to get a yes or a no; don’t let the discussion end on maybe. So just ask them what it is they want and follow up! That’s the key.”

Leading By Example VO: “It’s your business. You are the model and you set the standard.” MVH: “Write a letter to everyone in your organization that introduces yourself. Tell them who you are, tell your story, and tell them you are there to support them however possible.” CJ: “You lead by example. You teach them to be independent from the very beginning, with the intent that you are creating a duplicable process. Don’t start bad habits from the beginning.”

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Fall Harvest: Festival to Celebrate a Season NOBODY KNOWS HOW to celebrate the arrival of autumn quite like Young Living. On a rainsoaked, mid-September day, hundreds of community members and Young Living employees welcomed the colorful season with the 2013 Fall Harvest Festival at the Young Living Lavender Farm in Mona, Utah. Complete with carnival games, including the very popular dunking machine, wagon rides, a pumpkin patch, medieval games, western shown, and a jousting tournament, festival goers had a blast during the fun-filled day, in spite of the periodic downpours. The event was capped off by a toe-tapping performance from country band Little Texas and a heart-pounding performance by a booming fireworks show—a perfect conclusion to an unforgettable celebration.

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Pan European Convention 2013 – An amazing experience shared in Vienna! Centre of attention were the highly popular additions to the European product range. Essential oils such as Lime and Hinoki, the newly formulated Believe blend and wonderful massage oils were very well received and many Distributors grabbed the opportunity to be first to take these offerings home by ordering them in the Convention’s product shop. With the Europe 30 Oil Collection, business builders now have the possibility to bring our most popular singles and blends into every home in the world since the collection has information in 24 languages!

The first ever Pan European Convention in Vienna was a resounding hit, filling the beautifully grand Hofburg with an abundance of excitement and joy, shared by over 1000 attendees! Oil enthusiasts from the host country Austria, Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Spain, Poland, Norway, Iceland, Belgium and many other European countries, as well as warmly welcomed guests from the USA, enjoyed two days of education and entertainment in the awe inspiring ambience of the majestic venue. Highly respected guest speakers such as Young Living’s Director of Research and Discovery, Dr Cole Woolley PhD, French Farm Director Jean-Noël Landel, Royal Crown Diamond Marcella Vonn Harting, Crown Diamond Barbara Ochsenhofer, Diamonds Dietfried Wruss, Dr Gabriele Prakama Hauser MD and Markus Idl, and Platinum Aditya Nowotny absolutely captivated the audience. Attendees learned first hand why Young Living is the world leader in essential oils and how these wonderful gifts of nature can enhance everybody’s life. International health experts Kurt Schnaubelt PhD and Rudolf Pieknik offered insight into the research and use of essential oils. The varied programme was topped off by network marketing legend Tom “Big Al” Schreiter, whose business and personality training was one of the day’s particular high points.

of bringing essential oils into every home around the world becoming a reality.”

When the Young Living Provence Collection was presented on stage, the applause seemed like it would never end! The exclusive range of essential and floral waters, wild lavender oil, dried lavender flowers and bouquets, as well as other new offerings, is sourced and produced on the Young Living farm in the beautiful Provence town of Simanela-Rotonde, the birthplace of Young Living. A new website, ylprovence.com, showcases this stunning area, where Gary learnt the art of distillation. The extensive product expo offered the possibility to try both long established favourites and new arrivals, as well as the opportunity to get a sneak peak at our seasonal offerings and was very well attended throughout the event. The Slique and NingXia Red Café were another highlight, offering refreshments and the perfect atmosphere to get in share passion and ideas with other distributors. The feedback received so far has been fantastic! Many of the European leaders said that the Pan European Convention 2013 was the best Young Living event that Europe has ever seen and we are excited about exceeding expectations again next year! Young Living Corporate attendees Jared Turner and Travis Ogden were deeply impressed by the passion and enthusiasm of the Europeans and as John Doughty, Managing Director of Young Living Europe said: “With over a thousand distributors from all over Europe attending the first ever Pan European Convention it is great to see Gary’s vision

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Recognition for August 2013 Congratulations to the following distributors on their recent leadership rank advancements:

Name

New Rank

Last Month Rank

ANDREA KEMMANN Silver Executive SARKA DOMINOVA Executive Senior Star ZORA FRESOVA Executive Senior Star ANNEROSE BRIGITTE PAUL Executive Senior Star RAMONA SBIESCHNE Executive Senior Star DORIS SIEGL Executive Senior Star GRECU SIMONA AMALIA Senior Star Star ANNA BIELAWKAHORTMANOWICZ PRO BONO VITAE Senior Star Distributor ARMIN ANTL Senior Star Star IN BALANCE Senior Star Distributor MANUELA BAUERNFEIND Senior Star Star PETER BURCIN Senior Star Star EVA CAMBALOVA Senior Star Star CHRISTINE FLORIAN Senior Star Star BRITTA HILDEBRANDT Senior Star Star HELENA HOHMANN Senior Star Star ANNA RÓŻA HORTMANOWICZ Senior Star Star BARBARA HORTMANOWICZ Senior Star Distributor IGOR IVANOV Senior Star Star JUSTYNA GAWAD Senior Star Star ADAM KRISTEN Senior Star Star SUZANNE LE QUESNE Senior Star Star LEITERWAGERL (THOMAS SCHNABL Senior Star Star MAREK LISKA Senior Star Star MRS LORRAINE BARKER Senior Star Distributor LIDA POHL Senior Star Star PRAXIS F. ANGEW. KINESIOLOGIE Senior Star Star BRYNJA RÚNARSDÓTTIR Senior Star Star SC DYNAMIC LOGISTIK SRL Senior Star Star JAANA LISA SORVARI Senior Star Star STEFANIE WACHT Senior Star Distributor ARIFE THOMSEN Senior Star Star MECHTHILD TRAPPE-KLÖPPEL Senior Star Star MALGORZATA ZIEMIANSKI-KEDZIERSKI Senior Star Star

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Young Living’s World News CANADA

Young Living Canada saw another record growth month in August! We are amazed at the recent growth and success of many members in the market and applaud them for their hard work and dedication. Canadian distributors are excited for the new Drive to Win contest and are looking to have a number of leaders in the top ranks of the contest. The Alberta region saw a number of events recently, and the market staff is looking forward to meetings in the coming months in the eastern provinces as the new Starter Kits are released in Canada.

EUROPE

Young Living Europe’s first-ever Pan European Convention was a massive success, thanks to our passionate and devoted distributors. We were overwhelmed by the huge interest that far exceeded our expectations. With informative and entertaining presentations given by renowned keynote speakers, an extensive Product Expo, and fantastic products, everybody has taken home vivid memories of this remarkable event. The world premiere of our brand new Young Living Provence Collection and the website ylprovence.com was a special highlight. We are looking forward to welcoming distributors from all over the world in Simiane-la-Rotonde, France! For over 20 years the wonderful area around Simiane-la-Rotonde in French

Provence has served as the root of Gary Young’s inspiration and learning as he built his company into the world leader of essential oils Provence, known for its fragrant, high-quality lavender, is where Gary learned the art of distillation, and his passion for building Young Living began. To showcase this stunning location and Gary’s experiences in France, we have created ylprovence.com. We hope that it offers you the opportunity to enjoy, learn and share these experiences not only at the spiritual birth place of Young Living but also enjoy the stunning surrounding area. We are delighted to also offer you an exclusive product range that has been planted, grown, harvested and distilled on our very own Young Living farm in Simiane-la-Rotonde. This highlights the pure quality of our Lavender, Rosemary and Clary Sage plants. A true gift demonstrating our ‘seed to seal’ process! Visit ylprovence.com and learn more about how you can follow in Gary’s footsteps and embrace life à la française!

SINGAPORE

South East Asia held its 2013 Leadership Seminar in September at Dusit Thani Resort in Phuket, Thailand. There were close to 80 qualified leaders and guests who attended the event—double the number of last year’s participants— which signifies the fast growth in the region. Guest speakers included Jared

Turner, chief global sales officer, and Crown Diamond Michael McDanel. It was a weekend filled with high-spirited goal alignment, brainstorming, team building, and leadership training. Cheers to all of the region’s leaders from Singapore and Malaysia for all their passion and hard work! The next big event is this month’s South East Asia Regional Convention at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore, with speakers Dr. HK Lin, John Wong CW, Marcella Vonn Harting, Frances Fuller, and Dietfried Wruss.

JAPAN

Distributors in Japan are filled with joyful expectations for the Japan Convention, October 19–20! We are so pleased to announce that D. Gary Young will be attending the convention; all of the distributors can’t wait to see him! The Japanese distributors are looking forward to not only seeing Gary Young but also being inspired by learning from him about recent discoveries in essential oils and how to build a successful Young Living business.

AUSTRALIA

Young Living Australia is preparing for exciting times as it launches its new Integrated Business Development System for target markets who want to have Young Living as a bona fide lifestyle business. The system has similar dynamics to a franchise, where people can purchase their own plug-

Young Living’s New Scientific Advisory Council

YOUNG LIVING HAS announced the formation of a new Scientific Advisory Council comprised of prominent scientific professionals from around the globe with years of experience in integrative therapy. Founder and CEO, D. Gary Young, carefully selected the newly appointed council members due to their extensive experience within their fields and shared passion for natural products and wellness. The council will provide valuable insight into the development of essential oils and oil-infused products and will be called upon to share knowledge, leadership, and insights based on their expertise. The council members are Dr. Alishia M. Alibhai; Dr. Christi Bonds-Garrett; Dr. Scott Johnson; Dr. Hsueh-Kung (HK) Lin; Dr. Peter Minke; Dr. Carlos Orozco; Dr. Tom Reed; Dr. Mahmoud Suhail; Dr. Cole Woolley; and Dr. Olivier Wenker. “The level of global talent included in Young Living’s Scientific Advisory Council is a testament to Young Living’s leadership in the essential oils field and our product excellence, which is second to none,” said Scott Johnson, Young Living’s director of global education and sales. “Each and every member of the council shares Gary’s passion for discovery and integrating natural therapies.”

Farm Report: Ecuador THE YOUNG LIVING farm in Ecuador is in constant production mode. During just one week in late August, more than 768 kilograms of ylang ylang, 66 kilograms of lemongrass, and 8 kilograms of mastrante were harvested.

The field crew planting lemongrass in August. Dr. Alishia M. Alibhai

Dr. Christi Bonds-Garrett

Dr. Scott Johnson

Dr. HK Lin

Dr. Peter Minke

Dr. Carlos Orozco

In addition to the harvesting, more than 2 acres of lemongrass were planted, and more than 19,000 oregano plants were readied for the field. In all, 50,000 oregano plants are growing in the greenhouse until they are ready to be planted in the field.

The field crew performs grass control in the oregano crop in late August.

Dr. Tom Reed

Dr. Mahmoud Suhail

Dr. Cole Woolley

Dr. Olivier Wenker

Brilliant news for business builders!:From 1st October 2013, Distributors, Stars, Senior Stars, Executives, and future members can take part in the Europe Silver in Six (Si6) programme and receive the stunning Aroma Complete Collection for all their hard work! The programme rules can be found in the Virtual Office.

Visit your virtual office for programme rules!

and-play business system and capitalize on the growing entrepreneur trend. As part of that integration, the team is also launching the new Product Discovery Program to accelerate the sharing of Young Living’s wonderful products into new target markets to achieve Gary Young’s vision of getting the products into every household around the world. These new target markets include the home-based business, small to medium enterprises, executive, and youth markets. Additionally, YL Australia is customizing programs for traditional retail markets, including therapists, healers, and various modality practitioners. This is the first time in Australia that all of these critical assets of customers, products, people, and business have been integrated into one exciting system that offers all of the new target markets the opportunity to generate significant cash flow from an economy that they can create and own.

The farm’s laboratory manager, Dr. Manuel Amat, noted that the ylang ylang is testing even better now because the field crew has been busy pruning more than 200 ylang ylang trees, which allows for better flower selection. As a fun sidenote, the farm is also currently home to 60 goats, whose milk is sold in the local community.

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